56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Boothbay Harbor
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Boothbay Harbor
— 7 nights
Drive:  15 min
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Boothbay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
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York
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Cape Elizabeth
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
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South Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Acadia National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
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Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Greenville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
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Rockland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Bangor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Southwest Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
14
Bar Harbor
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h
15
Wells
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
16
Millinocket
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Boothbay Harbor

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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Androscoggin Brunswick-Topsham Riverwalk (in Topsham) and Cliff Trail (in Harpswell). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Cabbage Island, observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Dirty Bird Pottery.

Plan a trip to Boothbay Harbor easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Boothbay Harbor. July in Boothbay Harbor sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Boothbay.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Androscoggin Brunswick-Topsham Riverwalk, Cliff Trail
Highlights from your plan
Maine State Aquarium ©
Maine State Aquarium
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

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Boothbay

Boothbay ©
Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Doubling Point Lighthouse, stroll through Reid State Park, contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally stop by Pemaquid Craft Co-op. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Nickels-Sortwell House, and then get engrossed in the history at Boothbay Railway Village.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boothbay tour builder app.

Boothbay is just a short distance from Boothbay Harbor. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Boothbay

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

New Harbor, Nickels-Sortwell House, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Doubling Point Lighthouse, Reid State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Railway Village ©
Boothbay Railway Village
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site ©
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site

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York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 27th (Mon), head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, then get to know the resident critters at York's Wild Kingdom Zoo and Fun Park, then enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at George Marshall Store Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally stroll through Short Sands Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the York holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Boothbay to York takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): shop like a local with Compliments, look for gifts at Scalawags Pet Boutique, then cruise along Ocean Ave, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to President Bush Compound, then see the interesting displays at Seashore Trolley Museum, then kick back and relax at Goose Rocks Beach, and finally explore and take pictures at Walker's Point.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kennebunkport road trip planning website.

Getting from York to Kennebunkport by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from York in July since evenings lows in Kennebunkport dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Elizabeth.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Seashore Trolley Museum ©
Seashore Trolley Museum

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Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth ©
Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. On the 31st (Fri), walk around Fort Williams Park, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach State Park. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Wood Island Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Two Lights State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Elizabeth Light.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cape Elizabeth road trip tool.

Drive from Kennebunkport to Cape Elizabeth in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Cape Elizabeth are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to South Portland.

Things to do in Cape Elizabeth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wood Island Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Fort Williams Park ©
Fort Williams Park
Two Lights State Park ©
Two Lights State Park

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South Portland

South Portland ©
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. On the 2nd (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, then stroll around Bug Light Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Willard Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, and then head off the coast to Peaks Island.

To plan South Portland vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

South Portland is very close to Cape Elizabeth. In August, daily temperatures in South Portland can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in South Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Peaks Island
Highlights from your plan
Bug Light Park ©
Bug Light Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

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Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 4th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Victoria Mansion, then enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then visit Old Port.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

Portland is just a short distance from South Portland. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Take a break from Acadia National Park with a short trip to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Seal Harbor, about 2h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, explore the striking landscape at Otter Cliff, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Acadia National Park tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Portland to Acadia National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mount Desert Island, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, then wander the streets of High Street Historic District, and finally make a trip to Curtis Island Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Belfast Historical Society & Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Belfast Harborwalk, then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and finally stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Camden trip tool.

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Greenville.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Belfast, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

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Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Greenville: Sugarloaf Mountain (in Carrabassett Valley) and The Wire Bridge (in North New Portland). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moosehead Lake, take an in-depth tour of Moosehead Historical Society, admire the sheer force of Moxie Falls, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Greenville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Camden to Greenville takes 2.5 hours. In August in Greenville, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rockland.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sugarloaf Mountain, Moxie Falls, The Wire Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Moosehead Lake ©
Moosehead Lake
Lily Bay State Park ©
Lily Bay State Park
Off-Road Tours

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Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Haynes Gallery, visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, then steep yourself in history at Finnish Church and Heritage House, and finally view the masterpieces at Linda Bean’s Maine Wyeth Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, explore the world behind art at Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Rockland road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Greenville to Rockland takes 3 hours. August in Rockland sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Port Clyde, Owls Head, Haynes Gallery, Finnish Church and Heritage House
Highlights from your plan
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangor: Waterville (Colby College Museum of Art & Two Cent Bridge), Bucksport (Bucksport Historical Society & Bucksport Waterfront Walkway) and Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory (in Prospect). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan Statue, and stop by Tea Maineia.

Start your trip to Bangor by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Rockland to Bangor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bangor are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Museums Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterville, Bucksport, Tea Maineia, Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory ©
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
Colby College Museum of Art ©
Colby College Museum of Art

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Southwest Harbor

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point, and then get lost in a book at Southwest Harbor Public Library. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Wonderland Trail, enjoy the sea views from Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, and then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Southwest Harbor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bangor to Southwest Harbor in 1.5 hours. In August in Southwest Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Schoodic Point, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, stroll around Village Green, stroll through Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online day trip planner.

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Southwest Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Wild Acadia Fun Park
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay

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Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness), Moultonborough (Casual Cape & Castle in the Clouds) and Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves (in Woodstock). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, see the interesting displays at Wells Auto Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Wells, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Wells by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car, flight, bus, and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Millinocket.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Moultonborough, West Rattlesnake Mountain, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach

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Millinocket

Millinocket ©
Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.The population was 4,506 at the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Jerry Pond, get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the exciting artwork at Moose Prints Gallery and Gifts, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Baxter State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Katahdin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Millinocket online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Wells to Millinocket takes 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Millinocket can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Millinocket

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lumberman's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Baxter State Park ©
Baxter State Park
Mount Katahdin ©
Mount Katahdin
River Rafting & Tubing